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Furuno Electric Et. Al. v. Raymarine Uk Et. Al.

Furuno Electric Et. Al. v. Raymarine Uk Et. Al.

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Furuno Electric et. al. v. Raymarine Uk et. al.
Furuno Electric et. al. v. Raymarine Uk et. al.

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 FURUNO
’S
COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT
Stephen J. Joncus
, OSB #013072Email:stephen.joncus@klarquist.com KLARQUIST SPARKMAN, LLP121 S.W. Salmon Street, Suite 1600Portland, Oregon 97204Tel.: 503-595-5300Fax: 503-595-5301
Wayne Taichi Alexander
 
 pro hac vice
 pending
Ryan S. Goldstein
 
 pro hac vice
 pending
Marc K. Weinstein
 
 pro hac vice
 pendingQ
UINN
E
MANUEL
U
RQUHART
&
 
S
ULLIVAN
LLP NBF Hibiya Bldg., 25F 1-1-7, Uchisaiwai-choChiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-001 I JapanTel.: +81 3 5510 1711Fax: +81 3 5510 1712
Harold A. Barza
 
 pro hac vice pending 
 
Robert S. Hill
 
 pro hac vice pending 
 Q
UINN
E
MANUEL
U
RQUHART
&
 
S
ULLIVAN
LLP865 S. Figueroa St., 10th Floor Los Angeles, California 90017Tel.: 213-443-3000Fax: 213-443-3100Counsel for Plaintiffs Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. and Furuno U.S.A., Inc.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTDISTRICT OF OREGONPORTLAND DIVISIONFURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. andFURUNO U.S.A., INC.
 Plaintiff,vs.
RAYMARINE UK LIMITED andRAYMARINE, INC.
Defendants.Case No. __________________ 
COMPLAINT FOR PATENTINFRINGEMENTJURY TRIAL DEMANDED
 
 
 FURUNO
’S
COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENTPage 1Plaintiffs Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. and Furuno U.S.A., Inc. file this complaint againstDefendants Raymarine UK Limited and Raymarine, Inc.:
THE PARTIES
1.
 
Plaintiff Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (
FEC
) is a Japanese corporation with a principal place of business at 9-52 Ashihara-cho, Nishinomiya City, Hyogo, 662-8580 Japan.2.
 
Plaintiff Furuno U.S.A. (
FUSA
) is a Washington corporation with its principal place of business at 4400 N.W. Pacific Rim Boulevard, Camas, Washington 98607.3.
 
Upon information and belief, Defendant Raymarine UK Limited (
RaymarineUK 
) is a company organized and existing under the laws of England and Wales and its principal place of business is at Marine House, Cartwright Drive, Fareham, PO15 5RJ, UnitedKingdom.4.
 
Upon information and belief, Defendant Raymarine, Inc. is a companyorganized and existing under the laws of Delaware with its principal place of business at 9Townsend West, Nashua, NH 03063.
JURISDICTION AND VENUE
5.
 
This lawsuit is an action for patent infringement arising under the patent laws of the United States, 35 U.S.C. §§ 1 et seq. This Court has subject-matter jurisdiction over thisaction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and 1338.6.
 
Raymarine UK and Raymarine, Inc. (collectively,
Raymarine
) are subject to personal jurisdiction in this Court because, on information and belief, they do and have donesubstantial business in this judicial District, including: (i) committing acts of patentinfringement related to the patents-in-suit, as defined below, and/or contributing to or inducingacts of patent infringement related to the patents-in-suit, as defined below, by others in thisDistrict and elsewhere in the United States; and (ii) regularly doing business or soliciting business, engaging in other persistent courses of conduct, and/or deriving substantial revenuefrom products and/or services provided to individuals in this District.
 
 FURUNO
’S
COMPLAINT FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENTPage 27.
 
Venue is proper in this judicial district pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1391 and1400(b) because Raymarine regularly conducts business in this judicial district and/or becausecertain of the acts complained of herein occurred in this judicial district.8.
 
FEC’s subsidiary in the United States is FUSA
.
FUSA’s activities, which
include sales, main
tenance and repair of FEC products, are essential to FEC’s operations in theUnited States. Accordingly, FUSA’s proximity to this district makes it a convenient forum.
 
THE PATENTS-IN-SUIT
9.
 
On July 4, 2000, the USPTO issued U.S. Patent No. 6,084,565 titled
ImageMonitoring Apparatus
(hereinafter 
“the ’565 patent”). A true and correct copy of the ’565
 patent is attached hereto as Exhibit A.10.
 
On January 9, 2007, the USPTO issued U.S. Patent No. 7,161,561 titled
Display System
(hereinafter 
the
561 patent
). A true and correct copy of the
561 patent isattached hereto as Exhibit B.11.
 
The
565 patent and
561 patent are henceforth referred to as the
 patents-in-suit.
 12.
 
FEC is the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to each of the patents-in-suit with full and exclusive right to bring suit to enforce this patent, including the right torecover for past infringement.
COUNT IINFRINGEMENT OF THE
565 PATENT
13.
 
FEC and FUSA (collectively
Furuno
), realleges and incorporates herein theallegations of the preceding paragraphs of this Complaint as if fully set forth herein.14.
 
Upon information and belief, in violation of 35 U.S.C. § 271, Raymarine hasinfringed and is continuing to infringe, literally and/or under the doctrine of equivalents, the
565 patent by practicing claims 16-20 of the
565 patent in the manufacture, use, offering for sale, sale, and/or importation of marine navigation and/or tracking products, including, but not

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